Board of Trustees


Tim Disney
Chair, CalArts Board of Trustees
Co-Founder, Uncommon Productions
Los Angeles 

James B. Lovelace
Vice Chair, CalArts Board of Trustees
Senior Vice President
Capital Research Global Investors
Los Angeles 


Joan Abrahamson
The Jefferson Institute
Los Angeles

Ryan Adame
Student Trustee
California Institute of the Arts
Valencia, CA

David A. Bossert (Film/Video BFA 83)
Artist, Filmmaker and Author
Valencia, CA

Louise Bryson
Los Angeles

Troy Carter
Founder and CEO,
Atom Factory
Los Angeles

Don Cheadle (Theater BFA 86)
Los Angeles

Meg Cranston (Art MFA ’86)
Alumni Trustee
Department Chair, Fine Arts
Otis College of Art and Design
Los Angeles

Caroline Cronson
Producer, Works & Process at the Guggenheim 
New York

Nathan Crow
Staff Trustee
Registrar, California Institute of the Arts
Valencia, CA 

Jonathan Dolgen
Wood River Ventures, LLC
Los Angeles

Melissa P. Draper
Atherton, CA

David I. Fisher
Chairman Emeritus
Capital Group International, Inc.
Los Angeles 

Rodrigo García
Film Director
Los Angeles

Richard J. Grad
Global Chief Litigation Counsel
GE Aviation
Cincinnati, Ohio

Rick Haskins
Executive Vice President, Marketing and Digital Programs
The CW
Burbank, CA

Karen Hillenburg
Los Angeles

Charmaine Jefferson
President, Kélan Resources
Los Angeles 

David G. Johnson
Founder, Act 4 Entertainment
Santa Monica 

Jamie Kellner
Chairman, Acme Communications, Inc.
Santa Barbara, CA

Jill Kraus
New York 

Peter Kraus 
Ex Officio, CalArts 
Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
New York 

Jamie Alter Lynton
New York

Thomas Lloyd
Vice President
Capital Group International
Los Angeles

Michelle Lund
The Sharon D. Lund Foundation
Los Angeles 

Greg McWilliams
Chief Policy Officer, 
FivePoint Holdings
Valencia, CA

Andrew Millstein
President, Walt Disney Animation Studios 
Los Angeles

Tina Perry
General Manager, OWN
Los Angeles 

Ravi S. Rajan
Ex-Officio, CalArts
California Institute of the Arts
Valencia, CA

Janet Rappaport
Los Angeles  

Tom Rothman
Motion Picture Group, Sony Pictures Entertainment
Los Angeles 

David L. Schiff (Music BFA 72)
MGMT Entertainment
Beverly Hills 

Michael Skloff (Music MFA 15)
Los Angeles

Susan Steinhauser
Los Angeles 

Roger Wacker
Managing Director, Wealth Management
Private Wealth Management
UBS Financial Services Inc.
Los Angeles 

Iwan Wirth
Hauser & Wirth
England, UK

Lorraine Wild
School of Art Faculty Trustee
California Institute of the Arts
Valencia, CA

Trustee Emeriti

Austin M. Beutner
Los Angeles Unified School District

V. Shannon Clyne
CSB Private Equity
Los Angeles 

Joseph Cohen
The SwitchTV
Pacific Palisades, California
New York 

Robert J. Denison
First Security Management
Santa Fe, New Mexico

Douglas K. Freeman
First Foundation Advisors
Corona del Mar, Calif.

Harriett F. Gold
Los Angeles

Jeffrey Katzenberg
Co-founder, WndrCo
Los Angeles

Thomas L. Lee
Former Chairman and CEO
Newhall Land and Farming Company
Valencia, Calif.

Peter Norton
Retired Computer Software Entrepreneur
New York 

Michael Pressman
Director and Executive Producer
New York 

Joseph Smith
Beverly Hills